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from nbc news, this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb. live from studio 1-a in rockefeller plaza. >> hey, everyby. it's wines-day wednesday. >> it is. >> best day of the week. it is may 15th. we're so happy you're here with us today. >> we have a hunka burning love today. >> you love your country music stars. >> trace atkins is with us today. gosh, he's got a lot going on. a new cd. the finals of "apprentice." and he's going to sing for us. >> i like him. there's something about him. he's very understated but his
music rocks. >> he's got a lot of women at home. this is a man who understands and appreciates -- >> you're right. >> a lot of them. by the way, hodie -- >> what? >> we've got our powerball tickets. if you win this $360 million, i guess it will be morn than that by the time they draw, right? >> yes. >> it will go crazy. >> if no one win, i bet over 400. >> really? >> if it's 360 now. >> some people pick the same numbers over and over. the quick pick has numbers that people don't pick numbers in the 40s and the 50s that people don't pick because they go for a date. >> we have unique numbers. >> if you're in your 50s, it would remind you every single day. is 59 on there? yep. >> let's talk about what's coming. >> no, no, no. >> you're 60th. >> three months from tomorrow, but no, we're not going to talk about it. what was jimmy fallon doing tonight?
can't he have a career without mentioning us? >> i don't know. we don't get to see because we're always asleep. >> tonight we'll take a look at the pros and cons of being a trekkie. pro, spock uses the vulcan death grip on his enemies. con, kathie lee uses it on her wineglasses. >> what? >> kathie lee using the vulcan grip on her wineglass. >> absolutely. as often as possible. especially on wines-day wednesday. >> cheers. >> with all the new technology -- >> she does. >> you really have to be careful about what you do around here when you think the cameras are off of you. >> why? >> things can be misconstrued. take a look. ♪ love to love you baby >> by the way, there's a website, first time i'm seeing this here. there's a website called stb, which is an insider newsy website. you and al are not only doing that but you're doing this.
>> stop it. >> that's called a leak. excuse me. >> it's been leaked. >> there are very good moments between al and myself. that should not have been running. >> you guys were chest to chest doing what you do with al. >> i'd just like to tell you what al said when i went to spank him. >> don't, don't. >> i'm not going to say it. use your imagination. i'm going to spank him. oh, i've got to stop doing that on national television. i went to spank him and i said, there's nothing left to spank because he's lost so much weight. and then he said something that probably should have got him kicked off. and if anyone wants to know, i'll be happy to -- >> stop it. roker! >> what happened? >> these are nail-biters. okay? they've eliminated two singers last night. and i have to tell you, they make you wait. there are long pauses. >> you don't like that.
you think the pauses are too long. >> they go on forever. >> they're trying to build suspense. >> they're trying to create suspense, but they're annoying the audience. >> there's a point when you lean in and then there's a point where you say should i go get a snack? two got bounced. one was vito. >> not vito. >> yes. >> and garrett gardner, from team sha caria. and let's watch. ♪ i want to rock with you ♪ all night ♪ dance you into day ♪ i want to rock with you ♪ all night ♪ i want to rock the night away ♪ >> all right. that one. ♪ tell me why ♪ ain't nothing but a heartache ♪ ♪ tell me why >> i think the choices, yeah. >> i'm sure they're talented guy, but from what some of the other people that i've heard, i
think it was a right choice. >> you wonder because a part of it is votes from america. >> oh, really? >> you always wonder is it a popular or cute thing or is it a talent thing? who knows? so there's other big news on "the voice." we hear that christina and cee lo -- >> are coming back. that means two have to leave. who will it be, the two new ones, usher and shakira or what? >> or adam. because it's definitely not blake. i need my picks. >> you have a dog now, you don't need your fix. >> i do love my dog so much. you know what he can do? he's very good at it. he doesn't come to me. he doesn't know how to come at all. i put my hand down like this. >> and you say. >> i say one word. my tv son at my house, maybe he'll come. a-t-r-e. >> he runs across the room to my hand. here, and he comes bounding
over. here, here, here, here. >> you know what he's trying to tell you? spanx alert, mommy. that's what he's trying to tell you. >> is it okay to potty train your kid at a restaurant? this is not from the magazine. this is from nicole when she noticed something off-putting. >> a little kid who we fuzzed his face out not to embarrass him. he was sitting on the little port-a-potty thing that you carry around. and people took a picture of it. some of the folks that saw the story and wondered. they sympathized with the child who needs to go potty? >> sometime they said that the nanny is given instructions that the child should only use that potty. >> can it be indoors in a private place? >> so, if you're at a diner, at the outdoor restaurant. >> let's look here for a minute. >> and say you're eating, oh, i don't know, use your imagination. >> yes. >> wouldn't that be a little --
wouldn't you be a little grossed out by that. >> children on a potty is adorable, but not at a restaurant when you're eating. >> not what happens after the potty which is the wiping portion which is what must happen after there. >> because he was doing number two. >> do-do. we just want to know your thoughts. >> how grossed out are you? >> you could take the potty into the bathroom and have the child use the potty. >> every good restaurant has a potty, for those who dine at their facility. >> no excuse not to take the child in. >> unless you're just not in the mood to go inside. >> you know what i think is cute, though, when the kids are little and they get up because they have gas. you know how much i love gas. >> you love it. weird how much. >> they disappear behind curtains and you hear -- and people know it's you. we saw you walk behind the curtain. but they want to do it alone and in private. >> you know what's weird? i was walking in to the elevator in our building and some big guy was coming out. clearly he left a special
message behind in the elevator. i got in and the door shut, man, i picked the wrong elevator. >> you just can't eat cabbage. >> remember, the guy -- what was his name, a.j. clemente, he's the one that on his first day of being an anchorman he dropped the f-bomb. and the s-bomb, too. he dropped every bomb in his quiver. anyway, he got a job, we're happy to report. >> we're so thrilled. he is not working in news or anywhere on tv. he's a bartender in dewy beach, delaware, which is right where we go to the beach. the tap room. he'll be serving up drinks. >> his language skills there will be appreciated at a bar. he'll fit right in and we're happy for him. you got watch your language, hoda. >> i know. >> you got to because what goes in, comes out. >> you're right. if it does come out in your normal life, it will slip out on the air or somewhere else in public. >> have you ever on television?
because you use it like a sieve. >> no, i don't. but once when i burned myself in the kitchen when we were cooking something. then another time when someone threw something at me. >> you do it quite often. >> i don't -- i want to give a big, big thank you to the folk, a down syndrome luncheon for the national down syndrome society. a bunch of wonderful kids and grown-ups here were honored. and there was a young girl named jordan dannonbaum. you guys, she was honored as sort of the best girl at this luncheon. she gave a beautiful speech. her family was incredible. everyone was crying. i got to sit next to her at this luncheon. she total me filled me up. when you sit next to someone like that who just makes you laugh and makes you feel good. she didn't even realize how much goodness -- >> she radiates goodness. all is right with the world. it is national chocolate chip cookie today. nestle's and our own team are nice enough to make sure -- i had that one.
that's gooey in the middle. >> it is? >> as we go to commercial, one of the darlings on tv. candace cameron here. and trace atkins will join us. >> he said it's just for hoda. oh this is soft. this is so so soft. hey hun, remember you only need a few sheets. hmph! [ female announcer ] charmin ultra soft is so soft you'll have to remind your family they can use less. ♪ charmin ultra soft is made with extra cushions that are soft and more absorbent. plus you can use four times less. hope you saved some for me. mhmm! you and the kids. we all go. why not enjoy the go with charmin ultra soft. plays a key role throughout our lives.
we all got to know her and love her when she was just a little girl playing dj on "full house." now she has a full house of her own, isn't that cute? >> the mother of three is back on tv. she's starring in the gospel channel's original musical "finding normal." take a look. >> okay, jethro. you see this? it's called a cell phone. pi know you've probably never seen one before. like a tv or one of them moving pictures.
it communicates from a satellite high above our heads. so high you can't hardly imagine it. >> whoa. you've got an issue, don't you, girl. >> not a bedside manner. >> you're acting again and we're happy for you. what made you decide to step back into the acting world? >> you know, because i love it. for so long. and stay at home mom for ten years. but i've been back about five years and working, and enjoy it. my kids are older. so i'm able to do that and balance it. >> last time i saw you we were at that wonderful gospel music festival out in california somewhere. met her husband. and tasted -- she's got a winery. >> of course she does. >> we wonder why we like her so much. >> and your kids are so adorable. the wine is called -- >> bure family wines. >> it's got 96 points out of 100 from robert parker, excuse me very much. >> that's why she was invited on our program. >> exactly. no, no, no.
but congratulations on that. >> thank you. >> tell us about your role in this movie. you do have an edge, clearly. >> it was very fun to play. but she's the doctor that's moving across country, and she gets stuck in this little, tiny town and she has to serve community service. but it gives her this whole new life perspective because of what the people represent in the town and they're family oriented. she's kind of like, okay, i have this path set out for my own life, but maybe it's not the path that god has laid out for me. to re-evaluate. a good family film. >> it looked like you were trying to change them but you're the one that ends up getting changed. >> exactly. >> but there's something satisfying about that. >> and he's a cutie, how does mr. bure feel about him? >> he doesn't watch everything that i do. it's all family and wholesome. but it's odd when you're married and you're flirting with people on camera. >> and kissing and stuff. >> i don't think too much of that, but it happens. >> tv has changed so much with
reality shows creeping in. what do you think about the landscape? because you were out there when everything was more wholesome and family friendly, now it's turned this way. >> that's why i do movies like i do, because i really want family programming. as a mom, it's important to me and just as a woman, it's what i want to do to contribute. so i'm glad there's some great networks out there that still have it. that's what i want to be part of. >> you have to go looking for it. >> what if your children wanted to be in the entertainment industry? how would you feel about it? any showing the desire? >> my daughter loves to sing and dance and act. and she's having a lot more fun being a 15-year-old at this point. but i'm supportive if she really wants to get into it because i have a great experience. and i would know how to help her navigate through that. >> a lot of child actors don't. they end up like you -- >> mug shots. >> yeah, no. and my boys have no interest. they want to be hockey players like their dad.
>> we wish you the best of luck. >> thanks for coming to see us. good luck with the wine. >> forget about the movie, the wine. no, just kidding. you can catch the premier of the adorable movie sunday on the gospel music channel. he's a country star with a sexy baritone voice. >> and he'll show it off for us with a song. that's trace adkins. hey, have you guys heard about probiotics?
♪ the honky-tonk >> we're kicking it country with grammy-nominated music legend trace adkins. >> he sold more than 10 million albums. >> today. >> just yesterday. he's out with his 11th studio album, a collection of love songs. >> oh. >> and it's called "love will." >> busy, busy, busy. >> you are on "apprentice" sunday nights. you and penn are in the finals. poor little lisa rinna. >> she was practically crying. and her tiny little bottom.
't nic >> she's so cute. i love her. >> she's a doll. >> but it wasn't gentlemanly of either one of you guys. >> well, i didn't -- >> you didn't cut her. >> no. >> you weren't in the boardroom with her. >> no, i had nothing to do with that. >> tell us about the standoff with you and penn. how will it go down? >> i'll win but he'll make a good showing. >> you came to win, you said. >> yeah, i didn't really want to do the thing, then when i said i'll do it. i said i'll win. i'm going to go win. >> for competitiveness. did you have that in school? were you like a football player? >> yeah, i'm an old jock. >> you like penn, you guys have a good relationship. you're friends. >> yeah, i've known penn for several years. we're not close. >> there's no bromance. >> but we hung out together. i've gone to his shows and he's come to mine. you know, so any time i go to vegas i try to go to his show. >> but you can put all that aside like hoda and i do when it comes to the competition.
you love one another, but you're going to win. >> or in your case how much you dislike each other and you pretend that you like each other. >> whatever works. >> what? >> you are both always drunk anyway. >> hey, that is a rumor. >> that is a -- >> no, it's not. no, it's not. i can smell you both right now. >> don't look behind the chairs. >> see? >> a-ha. >> that's hoda's. >> so let's talk about your music. >> did your all mommies dress you all alike today? >> now you're getting on our nerves, big boy. >> how is your mom? >> that's an inside joke. sorry. >> let's talk about your music, shall we? love songs. >> this album is nothing but love songs. but keep in mind, i'm the guy that thinks that honky-tonk ba-dong-kadonk is a love song. >> it's not muzak love songs. >> no, it's not like a bread album. >> i like bread.
>> solid reference. but you're going to meet a guy in this country that admits he ever listened to a bread album. >> but he took a chick to a bread concert. >> but this album is a deal closer. >> oh, my word. >> just saying. put this album on and have some wine and, you know, and if this doesn't close the deal, you should probably think about moving on. >> another profession. >> you're very free speaking about all this stuff with your beautiful wife just a stone's throw away from us. >> yes, she's right over here. >> she's gorgeous. >> and she's with maureen maltess. >> how long have you been married? >> 16 years on saturday. >> what did you guys do for your anniversary? >> went to hawaii. >> only you could say it like it wasn't fun. >> hey, i'm going to say this. i'm not paid by the hawaii tourist bureau, but i went to
hawaii and i was like, you know, i could go to destin. >> near pensacola. >> yeah. >> and have the same experience. >> palm trees and sand. i don't have to fly 12 hours to go to maui. >> gee. you are fun. >> what song are you going to sing for us? >> i can get drunk and lay in the dirt anywhere. >> all right. >> i don't have to fly, you know, i don't have to fly to hawaii. i'm just saying. >> all righty. >> a good place to have a navy base, i guess. >> hopefully your wife had a better time than you did. >> yeah, well. >> trace is going to sing for us. >> a little song a little later. and also the celebrity final for the all-star apprentice will be sunday night at 9:00, 8:00 central. >> we'll be back everybody.
>> today it's singer/songwriter nikki williams. a brand new single today. it's called dploeing. >> i love coming in every month. >> don't you love it? >> bringing new music to my girlfriends. i'm in love with nikki williams. first of all, originally from south africa. from south africa to nashville. her music is just like her, all over the map. you listen to her album, everything, dance, pop, rock. >> the album won't be out till the summer but the single we'll hear today. >> i've heard things you haven't heard yet. >> oh, really. >> you say she's going to be a huge star. >> nothing but music for nikki. that's her life. and when she sings she fills up the room. i just saw her in milwaukee. she filled up a bar with no microphone. >> was it tough to pick? >> you choose who your singer of the month is. >> when you hear her sing, you'll know why. talk to nikki, she doesn't bite. >> nikki, nikki, nikki. you're not just a singer you're a songwriter. you wrote a song for demi
lovato. >> i did. >> what's the song? >> called "hot as heck." >> we're not used to hearing a south african nashville accent. >> i've always been a pop singer, but every now and again i like to go into a little bit of soul. so i can cry when i sing. >> i like it. >> who are your influences when you were growing up? >> you know what? alanis morissette. >> yeah. >> janis joplin. >> that's your wheelhouse. >> etta james. yes. >> do you like the poppy stuff, the dance poppy music? >> i do. you know what? there are a couple of remixes that i just performed at ultramusic festival with him. i really like the world a lot. >> the song "glowing" that she's about to perform won't be the version on the album. the album version is so
infectious, it will make you crazy. it's a little more mellow when she sings it for us today. >> you have a little piano accompaniment coming in today? >> i do. >> she looks just like liberace. same jewelry. >> take it away. ♪ a million hearts you're the only one ♪ ♪ who lights it up like i'm glowing in the dark ♪ ♪ a million hearts you're the only one ♪ ♪ who lights me up like i'm glowing in the dark ♪ ♪ this is my confessional seven
i hit the crowd ♪ ♪ but you save my life >> oh! >> they can hear her all the way downtown. >> yeah. >> when you hear the album version, it will make you want to get off your chair and dance. she's so fantastic. >> we can say we heard it first. >> the download is "glowing" and the album is coming out later. >> this summer. >> nice to meet you. >> nice job. >> i'll be back next month. >> of course you will. >> all righty. still to come, we'll play a summer vacation edition of who knew? and which has the most delicious one-pot meal. >> tonight. both tylenol and bayer back & body are proven to be effective pain relievers tylenol works by blocking pain signals to your brain bayer back & body's dual action formula includes aspirin, which blocks pain at the site.
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healthiest one-pot recipes and you delivered. >> we narrowed it down to three finalists who will compete for the grand prize this very second. >> who are they? >> jackie. >> tina. >> i bet it's margie berry. >> and mistress of ceremonies is joy bauer. everything smells fantastic. >> like the lasagna round we had, we got massive amounts of viewer applicants. i have to say they were all amazing, but these three really stood out. >> they're one-pot meals that are healthy. >> healthy and slimming. each of these per portion are under 400, and they're also busting with fiber. >> shall we start? we want to test them. >> go to your stations. i'm so excited. >> this is jackie's quinoa paella. as you can tell from the name instead of using rice, she's using protein punched quinoa. it gets flavor from the peppers and the tomatoes.
>> oh, my god. >> isn't that great? and by the way, it cooks up in 20 minutes. >> what? >> wow. >> mm. >> is anybody else in this contest? >> moving right along. >> so next we have -- >> i love this segment. >> me too. >> this is tina's thai inspired chicken and couscous. i love that she's using couscous. you can get whole grain couscous in just about any mainstream supermarket now. and she also uses peanut butter which automatically makes it kid friendly. my kids loved this. >> oh, my god! >> boosts up the nutrition, the protein and the fiber. >> i love that sweet flavor. let me just have one more. >> we got to go to margie. >> margie, what have you done? you goofball. >> this is provencal style fish bake. it easily comes together. but look at this, elegant enough
to serve at a fancy shmancy. >> we'll use the same dish. >> dinner party. instead of starch she's using white beans which adds calcium and protein and fiber. my favorite part is the bottom layer is caramelized onion and fennel. >> wait, hold on. i want to get in here. >> isn't that scrumptious. >> wait, hold on. >> mm. >> delicious. i love with the olives. >> what kind of fish did you use here? >> halibut. >> you can use cod as well. these recipes will all be or your website. >> if you love fish, you'll love one. if you love couscous or shrimp. >> we need a winner. >> are you guys nervous? >> you guys were all delicious. if you love pad thai you'll go crazy for this one, if you love fish, you'll go crazy for this one. but we love shrimp! >> congratulations.
you get this lovely gift basket. >> oh, my gosh. >> wow. >> thank you so much. >> thank you, joy. >> almost time to play who knew? and guess who stuck around to get in the game. >> the whole crowd's downstairs. >> thank you, ladies. >> alaska is a very extreme environment. >> 30 foot seas, hurricane-force winds. >> control. >> you go in into really bad situations and we always pull it off. >> this is 15. >> we hit the water, game on.
fall is finally here, and for every season there's a reason to watch "wake up with al" on the weather channel. >> this front is going to move through and change the temperatures. >> you just can't beat this kind of weather. >> here's 'look at the big picture. >> we're kind of like a killer app in the morning. >> catch up with us. >> only on the weather channel.
we're back and ready to play "who knew?" with memorial day just around the corner, we thought we'd get the backyard party started all about summer vacations. national radio deejay elvis duran stuck around. they're ready to hand out a hundred bucks to those who get the questions right and to those who don't, they get kathie lee's cd. >> play on the radio, elvis. >> next to kathie lee is the editorial director of billboard magazine, hey, bill, i just want to point out that bill's magazine was shouted out at
clive davis's party. he's very famous and important. >> lovely lady celebrated her 15th wedding anniversary. finish the lyrics to this summer beach boys tune. ♪ we'll be falling in love to the rhythm of a steel drum band ♪ ♪ down in kokomo ♪ aruba jamaica ooh i want to take ya ♪ >> she doesn't know it. >> that was perfect. >> aruba, jamaica, i want to take you. >> tell us about it. >> huge hit for the beach boys. one of their number ones. first hit in 20 years when it went to number one. we have to talk about something really quick. have you ever been to kokomo? >> no. >> it's in indiana. crimes against geography. >> from florida, what song did
danny zuko and sandy sing in "grease" describing when they met? summer lovin', summer night, summer waves or beach babe? >> got to be summer lovin'. [ buzzer ] >> that's one of the lyrics, but i think the song is called -- what is it, bill? >> summer nights. >> that's okay. you're going to love my cd. >> well, allegedly. >> the correct answer, summer nights. >> summer nights. you know, top hit on the billboard charts back in the day and one of the only big hits from the movie that was part of the original broadway. >> oh, really? it all puts you in a great mood. >> back over to kath. >> where are you from? >> texas. >> apparently i'm supposed to involve them somehow. where does the griswold family want to take their summer trip in national lampoon's "vacation"? where do they want to go? >> disney world, disneyland, wally world, wally world, i can't read. sea world. >> you can sing, honey, that's all you have to do.
>> it's got to be wally world. >> done! >> wally world it is. >> so wally world, what's interesting about this is that john hughes, you know, the great jahn hughes of all the brat pack movie, he wrote this movie. which people don't realize. scary enough, this trip to wally world is based on his childhood experience. from great torture comes great art. >> that's great. >> from beautiful butte, montana, finish the lyrics to this summertime beach classic. ♪ two, three, four ♪ tell the people what you wore ♪ >> she'll finish it for me. >> you don't know it, really? ♪ she wore an itsy bitsy ♪ teenie-weenie ♪ yellow polka dot bikini >> everyone's a winner today. >> oh, i'm so -- all right. that was perfect. how about that song?
>> number one song in 1960 before, actually, bikuehnes were sort of okay to wear in america. >> really? >> so this song is actually credited with driving up sales of bikinis. >> that's so sad. back across to kathy. >> from new mexico, four best friends spend their first summer vacation apart in this movie. was it "what a girl wants," "17 again" "sister diaries" or "sisterhood of the traveling pants." tell her the answer so i can include her. >> "sisterhood of the traveling pants." >> give her her prize, elvis, please. >> an album from sarcastic kathie lee. >> some days you take wines-day much more seriously than others. "the sisterhood of the traveling pants" notable sound track because it's where katy perry made one of her first national appearances well before people knew her hits. 2008, national democratic convention, hillary clinton, of course, referenced the phrase
sisterhood of the traveling pantsuits to describe her followers. got to keep it real. >> bill, we love you. kathie lee will take ten steps and come join me again. trace adkins will sing a live love song from his new album. but first on nbc. ♪ ten hut! you up for the challenge suds-maker? i'm gonna need more than that to get through the rest of these dishes! i want more suds! dawn? you won't last. [ female announcer ] a drop of dawn has active suds that stay stronger longer, so you can clean 2x more greasy dishes. to get the job done. you're full of suds after all. now drop and give me twenty spaghetti bowls! [ female announcer ] dawn does more. [ sponge ] so it's not a chore. that everyone should have access to good nutrition. so they're donating two meals to feeding america for every purchase of one a day women's multivitamins.
the toyota concert series on "today" brought to you by toyota. >> now we end this wines-day wednesday with a song by trace adkins >> he's saying no to a woman off his new cd. >> have a great wines-day wednesday, everybody. >> when will we see everybody again? >> tomorrow. >> thirsty thursday. >> mm-hmm. ♪ ♪ ♪ . ♪ ♪ ♪ i wouldn't own a suit much less a tie and sunday would still be a part of friday night ♪
♪ jesus wouldn't be a friend of mine if i could say no to a woman ♪ ♪ i never would have chased that crazy dream those odds would have seemed too long for me ♪ ♪ i'd have had to settle for plan b if i could say no to a woman ♪ ♪ she saw me better than i thought i was she offered her heart and all her love ♪ ♪ and i don't know where i'd be today if i could say no to a woman ♪
♪ i bet i would have lived in a little suburb house i probably wouldn't be somebody's daddy now ♪ ♪ and they wouldn't be all i think about if i could say no to a woman ♪ ♪ she saw me better than i thought i was she offered her heart and all her love ♪ ♪ and i don't know where i'd be today if i could say no to a woman ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ she saw me better than i really was ♪
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